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Sugar Industry Put on Pause Due to Inclement Weather

Production within the sugar industry has been put on pause. That’s because on Monday stakeholders decided to suspend harvesting and delivery of sugar cane to the B.S.I. factory at Tower [...]

An Estimated 1K Cane Farmers Affected by Inclement Weather

According to Osorio, during the first few days of the crop, minimal amounts of cane deliveries were made.  He says that roughly eight thousand tons of cane have been burnt [...]

A.S.R./B.S.I. Says Cane Not Lost

The primary factors that have affected the delivery of cane to the factory include the recent weather, deteriorated sugar roads and low cane quality. For the factory to run efficiently [...]

An Inter-ministerial Committee is Formed to Review Marijuana Laws

The hemp industry is back in the spotlight tonight, following a Cabinet decision on Monday to constitute an inter-ministerial taskforce to carefully go over the Misuse of Drugs Act.  That [...]

New Laws to be Introduced in Upcoming House Meeting

The House of Representatives meets for the first time this Friday since the inaugural opening of the thirteenth National Assembly on December eleventh.  The order of business for the initial [...]

A New Board of Directors and Investment Committee for S.S.B.

A new executive has been named for the Social Security Board, including an Investment Committee led by Chairman Reynaldo Magana.  It’s the latest round of appointments to statutory bodies as [...]

Search for Missing Elderly Man Continues!

Today, News Five’s reporter Duane Moody and cameraman Kenroy Michael travelled west to Benque Viejo del Carmen where, as the days go by, the Caceros family is fearing that the [...]

Where is Oscar Corea Senior? He’s Been Missing since December 28th

The Corea family from the Santiago Juan area of San Ignacio is also looking for its patriarch who has been missing since December twenty-eighth. Oscar Corea Senior left home on [...]

Fernando Cante Mistakenly Buried as John Doe, Family Furious with B.P.D.

There is a disturbing story coming from the Orange Walk District to report tonight. The Cante family in San Felipe Village is furious with the Belize Police Department after they [...]

Cante Family Told to Exhume Body or Leave it There

The family was taken to the burial site in Trial Farm and was told that they can either exhume the body or leave the body there. The family had already [...]

A Shady Land Deal Involving the Former Commissioner of Lands?

Former Commissioner of Lands Wilbert Vallejos made headlines on Monday following a raid on his property in Patchakan, Corozal District.  During the operation, officers assigned to the Mobile Intercept Team [...]

Who Has the Money from the Land Transaction?

When asked about the monies Chavarria-Requeña has invested in the purchase of the property, she says that she is expecting answers from the Lands Department regarding the unstamped documents.   [...]

Another Victim of Land Hustle Comes Forward

Another woman, a relative of Chavarria-Requeña, who lives in Santa Elena also, shared a recent experience with News Five involving a similar land transaction whereby a proxy who reportedly works [...]

A State Funeral for Dr. Dame Minita Gordon

A state funeral in honor of Doctor Dame Minita Gordon, Belize’s First Governor General, is being organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  The public ceremony for the former head [...]

An MOU Formalizes Relationship between Government and CAHSU

Occasionally, autopsies on bodies that are discovered in an advanced state of decomposition have been conducted at the Central American Health Sciences University along the Burrell Boom Road.  Despite the [...]

COVID-19 Outbreak at Palm View Center

There is a COVID-19 outbreak at the Palm View Center in the Capital.  Late this evening, the Ministry of Health and Wellness issued a release confirming the unfortunate situation at [...]

COVID-19 Pandemic Affecting B.S.I. Factory

The country has recorded ten thousand, nine hundred and thirty-eight cases of COVID-19.  With more than ten thousand recovered patients, five hundred and eighty-seven remain active.  The Corozal and Orange [...]

PAHO Donates 94,975 Antigen Tests to Belize’s COVID-19 Efforts

The Pan American Health Organization, PAHO, has donated ninety-four thousand, nine hundred and seventy-five antigen tests with antigen controls and rapid diagnostic test analyzers.  This is to increase the lab [...]

Industrial Fire Reported at B.S.I.

An industrial fire erupted at Belize Sugar Industries Limited on New Year’s Eve. A release from B.S.I. says that the fire occurred at the BELCOGEN Power Plant. Milling was suspended [...]